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Guide to Warminster Christ Church, Wiltshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Warminster Chirist Church, Wiltshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Warminster
County Wiltshire
Poor Law Union Warminster
Registration District Warminster
Records begin
Parish registers: 1831
Bishop's Transcripts: 1834
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wylye
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Location of Archive
Wiltshire Record Office


Parish History

CHRIST CHURCH, to which a district has been assigned, was built in 1831.It occupies an elevated site, and forms an interesting object in the view of the town. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians. The poor-law union of Warminster comprises 21 parishes. [1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Warminster Chirist Church, Wiltshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
Warminster Chirist Church, Wiltshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


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IGI 1831-1875 1839-1880

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464202.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Wiltshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)pp. 470-475
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 January 2014.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Wiltshire, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 14 January 2014.


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